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This episode: Cold-loving bacteria can repair surprising amounts of DNA damage even sub-zero temperatures!
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Bacteria isolated from the Siberian arctic permafrost are exposed to a lot of radiation over thousands of years, but somehow they are able to repair the damage to their genome, even in such extreme cold.
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